Pumpkin Sock-It-To-Me Cake & Butter Maple Glaze

Diane Hopson Smith


Playing around in the pantry today, I came up with a different take on the classic Sock-it-to-Me Cake by adding pumpkin to the batter and a making a maple glaze to top it off.

Hope you enjoy!


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15 Min
1 Hr


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(16.5-oz) yellow cake mix
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
2/3 c
vegetable oil
1 c
sour cream
4 large
(15-oz) can pure pumpkin
1/2 c
raisins, optional (don't soak, cake is very moist)


1/2 c
chopped pecans
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground


2 Tbsp
1/4 c
brown sugar
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp
butter flavoring
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
add'l buttermilk if needed

How to Make Pumpkin Sock-It-To-Me Cake & Butter Maple Glaze


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour bundt pan. (at least a 10 cup bundt pan)
  • 2Whisk together cake mix, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl of mixer. Make a "well"; add oil, sour cream, eggs and pumpkin. Blend on low speed for about 30 seconds. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in raisins.
  • 3Pour 1/2 of batter into a prepared bundt pan. Sprinkle filling evenly over batter. Pour remaining batter on top.
  • 4Bake for 1 hour or until cake tested inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool on rack for 10 to 15 minutes. Invert onto large plate; cool completely and then glaze. For best results, let cake sit over night before diving in!
  • 5FILLING: Mix well; set aside until ready to use.
  • 6GLAZE: Brown butter in sauce pan over medium heat just until a deep golden brown. Watch closely as the butter can burn quickly. Remove from heat once you've reached desired color.
  • 7Stir in brown sugar and buttermilk and return to heat; reduce heat. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved and no longer grainy. Stir in maple and vanilla; set aside to cool.
  • 8Add powered sugar; stir until creamy. If glaze seems too thick, add additonal buttermilk or milk until desired consistency.

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About Pumpkin Sock-It-To-Me Cake & Butter Maple Glaze

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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